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For Summer Time

Posted on May 28, 2022 at 6:55 AM

Summer living is leisurely as the heat and humidity beckon a real slow down of nesting. Spring was, on

the other hand, a frenzied time of declutter, donations and downright disposal of things we’ve outgrown.

Summer does something a little unique in my spirit though. It grounds me differently. I’m indoors to

escape all that heat and humidity when not sunning, swimming and picnicking. Although I don’t really

need to spend one thin dime buying the trendi...

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Create Rich Texture in a Room

Posted on November 10, 2021 at 7:55 AM

Create Rich Texture in a Room


One of the best ways to attain rich, beautiful texture is to create a room that is in a singular base color while mixing a wide variety of surfaces that are smooth and rough. This instantly reveals breathtaking interest. For example, imagine a bedroom that is in shades of beige. Now envision its walls covered in creamy metallic wall paper, soft billowy linen curtains, a satin duvet cover, velvet throw pillows, a tufted cotton chaise lounger,...

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Creating Extraordinary Focal Points

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 11:20 PM

Focus on Design…..Creating Extraordinary Focal Points

An impressive element of great design is a focal point that needs no introduction! And your room can have more than one. It is an area(s) that takes center stage, a place that commands attention to itself before you notice other details. With color, texture, light and a sense of adventure, you can accent these focal points by pointing to a variety of elements:


• Architectur...

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One Fabulous Sofa!

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 12:10 AM

One fabulous sofa can be the catalyst for an inviting room! Make your next sofa purchase one that has all the bells and whistles you’ve been wanting; and maybe a few you haven’t considered! Kim Isreal knows where to find the treasure trove of stylish looks.


Select from so many designs from simple to grandeur, with straight, curved, plump, tufted, scalloped varieties in a range of sizes. Many can be customized in length and construction too. Choose a color you...

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Valentine's Day Décor: Make it About Romance, Make it Unforgettable!

Posted on February 3, 2018 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)




Many couples celebrate Valentine’s Day out on the town enjoying an exquisite night of cocktails, dinner and dancing. But there are many who would prefer enjoying the evening in the privacy of their own home, if only they could create the perfect ambiance, if only for one night! You can do it every easily with the following suggestions. Remember to plan ahead with a smart timeline and create a realistic budget you can stick with and s...

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Autumn Color Consciousness

Posted on July 29, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (1)


It’s nearly August and we are enjoying the last of our summer vacations, and preparing our children to return to the rituals of school and dorm life. During the onset of this season we long for cooler weather, and naturally, changes on the personal home front, especially the interiors.


Fresh paint is typically one of the most popular and useful solutions for the beginning of a newfound enjoyment on the inside of home. Th...

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